Four killed as Cameroon separatists celebrate “independence” day

YAOUNDE, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) — At least three armed separatists and a soldier were killed on Friday as separatists in Cameroon’s two Anglophone regions attempted to celebrate “independence” day.

Local and security sources told Xinhua that clashes in Wanti village of Northwest, one of the two Anglophone regions caused the death of a soldier and two armed separatists.

The army said a separatist fighter, considered to be the “right hand man” of “Field Marshal No Pity”, a notorious separatist fighter who has killed several members of the government forces was also killed early Friday in Bamenda, chief town of the region.

All sorts of activities in the two Anglophone regions were not operational following an order from separatist leaders and government officials who earlier banned public gatherings.

On Oct. 1, 1961, Francophone and Anglophone Cameroon officially reunited to form one country, after Anglophone Cameroonians voted to join Francophone Cameroon in a plebiscite that was organized by the United Nations on Feb. 11, 1961.

However, separatists now want the two Anglophone regions of Northwest and Southwest to secede from French-majority Cameroon to form a new nation called Ambazonia, complaining that they have been marginalized since unification.

Armed separatists have been clashing with government forces since 2017 in a bid to achieve the “independence”. Enditem

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6 comments

  1. Attempted celebration lol this forum is beginning to look more and more like vision 4 with Ernest Obama

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  2. no member or tright jhand man of No pity was killed,this is just propaganda,to boast troops morale.

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  3. The math here does not add up:

    “Four killed as Cameroon separatists celebrate “independence” day”.

    “At least three armed separatists and a soldier were killed on Friday”.

    “Local and security sources told Xinhua that clashes in Wanti village of Northwest, one of the two Anglophone regions caused the death of a soldier and two armed separatists”.

    Very likely that as the story develops, we would have end up with no deaths. You were wise to have ended the story.

  4. **** FACTS DO NOT LIE ****

    The VIVRE-ENSEMBLE between SC and LRC is considered by the UN as INFORMAL and therefore non binding in international law. SC thereforehas the right to say ENOUGH IS ENOUGH and leave. She can do that by SEPARATION since it was an “Njumba” marriage between SC and LRC.

    The SEPARATION of one state from another ( Case study: SC) is guaranteed by the right of SELF-DETERMINATION enshrined in the UN and AU Charters. That is the reason the UN supported the separation of Gambia from Senegal or the separation of Slovakia from the Czech Republic.
    The SECESSION of one state from another( Case study: Biafra) is not protected by the UN Charter. That is why the UN did not support the secession of Biafra from Nigeria or Katanga from Congo

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    • The liberation struggle of Southern Cameroonians is considered as a SEPARATION while that of Biafra is considered as a SECESSION.
      Biafra was part of Nigeria before the latter had her independence in 1960. Biafra is therefore considered as an integral part of Nigeria as per the UN charter. If Biafra wants to leave Nigeria, she can only do that by SECESSION.

      Southern Cameroons was NOT part of LRC before the latter had her independence in 1960. Southern Cameroons can therefore only be considered as an integral part of LRC, if and only if, LRC and SC have respected Article 102 of the UN charter.

      LRC became a member state of the UN on 20th September, 1960. From that date LRC became bound by the provisions contained in the Charter of the United Nations.

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    • Consequently, for LRC to claim SC as part of her territory to be legal, LRC had to conform to the statutory provisions of Article 102 of the Charter.. Failure to comply with the provisions in Article 102(1) attracts the penalty in Article 102(2) which renders such alleged joining unconstitutional.
      In sum,

      SC IS SC
      LRC IS LRC

      Therefore the doctrine that:

      SC + LRC = 0 + LRC = LRC

      is considered as IMBECILE NONSENSE FALSEHOOD:

      There is no place on planet earth known as “NOSO OF LRC”.

      SC and LRC are two different INDEPENDENT nations as per international law.

      Thank ALLAH, Dictator Biya’s UNWINNABLE war will put an end to the ILLEGAL occupation of SC by LRC.

      Allahu Akbar!!!!!!

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